Las Perlas Hispanas Center

Providing health and social support for low-income elders since 1981.

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Location:
18 Armistice Street
New Britain, CT

Call for information:
(860) 826.2282
Walk-ins also welcome

New Office Hours:
Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 12:30 pm

Services Offered:

  • Social support
  • Congregate meals (donations welcome)
  • Health screenings
  • Legal assistance workshops
  • Recreational activities
  • Light breakfast and full lunch daily

These services are offered free of charge to low- to moderate-income citizens aged 60 and older.

 

   

 

HRA DISTRIBUTES NO COST HEALTHY CFSP FOOD PACKAGES TO ELDERLY

Packages contain a variety of canned vegetables, fruits and meats; juices; grains; ready-to-eat cereals; rice; pasta; peanut butter; dry beans and packaged dairy products.

Funding from United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CFSP) & Foodshare

Eligibility: 

  • Approved applications prior to distribution

Contact:          Melissa Lebron at (860) 225-1084 for an appointment

Distribution:   3rd Wednesday of each month
Where:            460 Osgood Ave, New Britain, CT   06053

 


Success Story

“Isabel” (fictitious name) came to Connecticut 8 years ago from Puerto Rico with little to no income. At the age of 65, she cannot speak English and doesn’t know how to read or write. HRA’s Las Perlas Program welcomed her as a volunteer kitchen aid and maintenance assistant. After 8 years of volunteering at Las Perlas, Easter Seals hired her as a part-time kitchen aid, working 20 hours per week.


Contact Information

Barbara Parsons, Director
Juan Berrios, Community and Financial Services Program Manager
Zulma Garcia
, Program Coordinator

Phone:
Fax:

(860) 826.2282
(860) 348.0360


For more information on elderly services, visit:

Human Resources Agency of New Britain

180 Clinton Street
New Britain, CT, 06053
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Phone: (860) 225.8601
Fax: (860) 225.4843

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